Hawthorne High School

4859 W. El Segundo Blvd.
Hawthorne, CA 90250
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Hawthorne High School serves 1,844 students in grades 9-12.
Hawthorne High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,844 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hawthorne High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Hawthorne High School's student population of 1,844 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 105 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,844 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
105 teachers
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School Rankings

Hawthorne High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hawthorne High School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2618 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
85%
56%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
n/a
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Graduation Rate
85%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hawthorne High School's ranking?
Hawthorne High School is ranked #2618 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Hawthorne High School?
The graduation rate of Hawthorne High School is 85%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Hawthorne High School?
1,844 students attend Hawthorne High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Hawthorne High School students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hawthorne High School?
Hawthorne High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Hawthorne High School offer ?
Hawthorne High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Hawthorne High School part of?
Hawthorne High School is part of Centinela Valley Union High School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,844 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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